Winter Tour – Lake Lucerne Villas & Castles


a gentle walk taking in Lake Lucerne’s views

Enjoy an afternoon strolling along Lake Lucerne’s most panoramic vistas and walking by old Swiss chalets, villas and historic castles.

  • Spectacular views of Lake Lucerne and the surrounding Alps
  • See historic castles, old chalets, and ornate villas. Listen to their history
  • An English speaking guide who is also an area resident, willing to share lots of information
  • Use of Swiss public transportation system
  • This is a quiet, private, tour where you can learn about the region and Switzerland – while enjoying great Alpine views

The Hike

Consider this as a beautiful 2 to 2,5 hour trail alongside Lake Lucerne’s beautiful castle and villa neighborhood


November through March

  • Meet: 1:00 pm – Under the arch in front of the Lucerne train station
  • Depart: 1:16 pm
  • Return: around 4:00 pm

Adult Standard: US $195 per person, based on 2 or more
Adult Standard: US $295 for one person

Adult with Half-Tax Card Swiss: Standard Rate less US $6 per person
Adult with Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA: Standard Rate less US $10 per person

Child (Standard ages 6 to 16): US $97 per child
Child with Half-Tax Card Swiss: Standard Child Rate less US $3 per child
Child with Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA: Standard Child Rate less US $5 per child

Children under 6 years are free

5 or more contact ECHO Trails


  • All transportation from and return to Lucerne
  • English speaking Guide providing first-hand information on Lucerne & Switzerland. You get a sense of the people, the place and how it is to live here.

Not Included

  • Items of personal nature.

Booking a Tour

Click on the red “Book Now” button

1. On the right hand side, select the Date you wish to take the tour in the Date Box
2. Input the number of participants: adults & children
3. Go To the Tour Box and click on BOOK button – the payment form will open
4. Under Options: See if you qualify for Swiss Pass or Half-Card tax – Select one or Select “No Card or Pass”
5. Review the final price – make sure it is correct
6. Read our Cancellation Policy – check the Terms & Conditions Box
7. Pay with either a PayPal account or debit/credit card

Once the payment has been processed, a written confirmation will be sent to your email address

Booking within 5 days of tour date? 
Phone or text our Lucerne office – +41 79 813 3610 – to check if we can take you, before making a booking

Cancellation policy
The tour departs rain or shine.

Full refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure.
50% refund if cancelled by 6.00 p.m. the day before departure.
No refund on the day of departure.

When in Switzerland, just dial 079-813-36-10 to reach our office

Calling outside of Switzerland: 41-79-813-36-10.
Calling within Switzerland: 079-813-36-10
or e-mail:

Click here for Terms & Conditions